VMware vSphere Data Protection

This course provides fundamentals on backup and restore methods, what vDP is and how it is deployed, as well as in-depth configuration and operation processes.
Course info
Rating
(40)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 30, 2014
Duration
3h 40m
Table of contents
Introduction
Virtual Machine, Application Backup, and Restore Basics
vSphere Data Protection Overview
Deployment and Configuration
Administering vSphere Data Protection
Managing Backups and Backup Verification Operations
Managing and Performing Restores
File-Level Restoration
Replication
Application-Level Backups
vDP Troubleshooting and Best Practices
Wrap-up
Description
Course info
Rating
(40)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 30, 2014
Duration
3h 40m
Description

This course starts from the basics of backup, recovery, and replication and provides foundational knowledge for understanding backups and restores in a virtual environment. The vDP and vDPA products are covered in depth, with their features, functionals, and limitations reviewed. We will look at configuring and running backups, restores, backup verification jobs, and replication jobs. Next, the advanced file-level restore, application-level backups, and Direct-To-Host Emergency restores are discussed in-depth. Finally, best practices and troubleshooting tips and tricks are provided to help administrators or users get the most out of a vDP deployment.

About the author
About the author

Brian has been an IT professional for over 10 years in various customer-facing consultancy and technical administration roles. He specializes in VMware virtualization, networking, and storage technologies. He currently works as a vSpecialist for EMC serving as a technical advisor on virtualization and storage products.

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